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Montana Stockgrowers Association – Life Planning Seminar Part: 3

Timing is Everything! Why do you think Crystal balls, time machines and rubbing a genie bottle is a part of fables and folklore for generations? Wouldn’t it be nice to see into the future or go back in the past to change a decision? Everyone has a decision in their life that is accompanied by […]

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Crisis of Aging Montana Ranchers and Farmers

Updated 1/2/18 Aging Montana Ranchers and Farmers  Over the past 30 years, the average age of farmers and ranchers has increased nearly 8 years. Currently, the average farmer or rancher in the United States is 60 years old. The average age of Montana ranchers and farmers is over 60 years old. This presents a tremendous […]

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Montana Farms For Sale: Technology’s Impact

Updated 12/29/2017 12,000 years ago, farming spread its roots in the lives of hunter-gatherers and changed humans lives forever. It has taken centuries at this point to develop the tools and equipment that is needed and utilized in modern farming. When we think of traditional Montana farming, often what comes to mind is a homesteader […]

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Women in Montana Ranching

Updated 12/15/17 Montana is viewed as a rough and tumble place where being a rancher requires grit and toughness few possess. What I have found is a bunch of those gritty and tough ranchers are women. Women in Montana ranching are successful women who either partner with their husband or go it alone in helping […]